THEOPHILUS EATON (c. 1590-1658), English colonial governor in America, was born at Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, about 1590.
The river is crossed at Stratford by a stone bridge of 14 arches, built by Sir Hugh Clopton in the reign of Henry VII.
by John de Stratford, who rebuilt the south aisle.
chantry for priests, and in 1351 Ralph de Stratford built for John's chantry priests "a house of square stone," which came to be known as the college, and in connexion with which the church became collegiate.
The foundation of the chapel of the gild of the Holy Cross was laid by Robert de Stratford.
To no town has the memory of one famous son brought wider notoriety than that which the memory of William Shakespeare has brought to Stratford; yet this notoriety sprang into strong growth only towards the end of the 18th century.
The plan of Shakespeare's Stratford at least is preserved, for the road crossing Clopton's bridge is an ancient highway, and forks in the midst of the town into three great branches, about which the village grew up. The high cross no longer stands at the marketplace where these roads converged.
west of Stratford, is the picturesque thatched cottage in which Shakespeare's wife, Anne Hathaway, was born.
The maiden name of the poet's mother was Mary Arden, and this name, that of an ancient county family, survives in the district north-west of Stratford, the Forest of Arden, though the true forest character is long lost.
The principal modern monument to the poet's memory in Stratford is the Shakespeare Memorial, a semi-Gothic building of brick, stone and timber, erected in 1877 to contain a theatre, picture gallery and library.
Evidence of the intense interest taken by American visitors in Stratford is seen in the memorial fountain and clock-tower presented in 1887, and in a window in the church illustrating scenes from the Incarnation and containing figures from English and American history.
The first one of the group was made on the boiler fixed in the locomotive yard at Stratford, and the two remaining experiments of the group were made while the engine was working a train between London and March.
The Upper Avon, also called the Warwickshire, and sometimes the "Shakespeare" Avon from its associations with the poet's town of Stratford on its banks, is an eastern tributary of the Severn.
The view of Warwick Castle, rising from the wooded banks of the river, is unsurpassed, and the positions of Stratford and Evesham are admirable.
from Tewkesbury; the locks from Evesham upward to Stratford (17 m.) are decayed, but the weirs, and mill-dams still higher, afford many navigable reaches to pleasure boats.
Palmerston, supported by Russell and well served by Lord Stratford de Redcliffe, British ambassador at Constantinople, favoured a more aggressive policy, and Aberdeen, unable to control Palmerston, and unwilling to let Russell go, cannot be exonerated from blame.
Included within the borough are the extensive railway works of the Great Eastern railway at Stratford.
south of Stratford Broadway.
Accordingly, though France made every attempt to induce Turkey to adopt her side, the young Stratford Canning succeeded in causing the resumption of the peace negotiations at Bucharest, broken off through Russia's terms being considered too onerous, and followed by the capture of Izmail and Bender.
Lord Stratford de Redcliffe, who reached his post at Constantinople shortly after the arrival of Menshikov, at once grasped the essential facts of the situation.
Lane-Poole, Life of Lord Stratford de Redcliffe (2 vols., London, 1888); A.
His instructions were to demand an armistice, to intercept all supplies coming to the Turkish forces in the Morea from Africa or Turkey in general, and to look for directions to Stratford Canning (Lord Stratford de Redcliffe), the British ambassador at Constantinople.
process which runs through the book: "If Shakespeare was really articled to a Stratford attorney, in all probability, during the five years of his clerkship, he visited London several times on his master's business, and he may then have been introduced to the green-room at Blackfriars by one of his countrymen connected with that theatre."
The Lea separates the county of London from Essex, but the townships of West Ham and Stratford, Barking and Ilford, Leyton and Walthamstow continue the metropolis in this direction almost without a break.
The northern road enters from Stratford and is called Bow Road, Mile End Road, Whitechapel Road and High Street, Whitechapel.
He therefore suggested that the bridge was constructed over the marshy valley of the Lea, probably near Stratford.
Very shortly after (about 1134) the abbey of Stratford Langthorne in Essex was founded by William de Montfichet, who endowed it with all his lordship in West Ham.
On the 9th of August 1832 Mahmud made, through Stratford Canning, a formal proposal for an alliance with Great Britain, which Palmerston refused to consider for fear of offending France.
- From Sir Stratford Canning.
After wandering for many months, chiefly in Persia, and having abandoned his intention of proceeding to Ceylon, he returned in 1842 to Constantinople, where he made the acquaintance of Sir Stratford Canning, the British ambassador, who employed him in various unofficial diplomatic missions in European Turkey.
He unfairly blamed his chief minister, Archbishop Stratford, for his financial distress, and immediately on his return vindictively attacked him.
In November of this year Stratford became chancellor, and for the next ten years he was actively engaged in public business, being the king's most prominent adviser and being politically, says Stubbs, the "head of the Lancastrian or constitutional party."
In November 1340 Edward III., humiliated, impecunious and angry, returned suddenly to England from Flanders and vented his wrath upon the archbishop's brother, the chancellor, Robert de Stratford.
Fearing arrest John de Stratford fled to Canterbury, and entered upon a violent war of words with.
John's brother, Robert de Stratford, was also one of Edward II L's principal ministers.
Ralph de Stratford, bishop of London from 1340 until his death at Stepney on the 7th of April 1354, was a member of the same family.
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He was born at Stratford, Westmoreland county, Virginia, on the 19th of January 1807, and entered West Point in 1825.
MILFORD, a township of New Haven county, Connecticut, U.S.A., on Long Island Sound, separated from the township of Stratford on the W.
Stratford Canning, who was at Constantinople for the purpose of superintending the negotiations for the delimitation of the frontiers of Greece, wrote home urging the government to accept, and suggesting a settlement of the Egyptian question which foreshadowed that of 1841.
When Lord Ponsonby, the new British ambassador, arrived at I Canning's original memorandum is in the Foreign Office Records in the volume marked F.O., Turkey: From Sir Stratford Canning (August to December, 1832).
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FENNY STRATFORD, a market town in the Buckingham Parliamentary division of Buckinghamshire, England, 48 m.
The father of the statesman, also named George, was the eldest son of Mr Stratford Canning, of Garvagh.
Her son owed his escape from the miseries of her household to another member of the company, Moody, who wrote to Mr Stratford Canning, a merchant in London and younger brother of the elder George Canning.
Moody represented to Mr Stratford Canning that the boy, although full of promise, was on the high road to the gallows under the evil influence of Reddish.
Mr Stratford Canning exerted himself on behalf of his nephew.
According to the terms of the agreement the boundary was to run along the Thames estuary to the mouth of the Lea (a few miles east of London), then up the Lea to its source near Leighton Buzzard, then due north to Bedford, then eastwards up the Ouse to Watling Street somewhere near Fenny or Stony Stratford.
He Arch imprisoned some of them, and wished to try his late chancellor, Archbishop Stratford, for embezzlement, in the court of the exchequer.
Stratford was acquittedthe kings thriftlessness and not the chancellors maladministration had emptied the treasury.
The Aberdeen ministry, however, thought it desirable that it should be represented in the crisis by a strong man at Constantinople; and it selected Lord Stratford de Redcliffe for the post, which he had filled in former years with marked ability.
Lord Stratford soon discovered that Prince Menshikov was the hearer of larger demands, and that he was requiring the Porte to agree to a treaty acknowledging the right of.
Instead, however, of insisting on the adoption of the note to which it had agreed, Lord Aberdeens ministry recommended the tsar to accept some amendments to it suggested by Lord Stratford, which it was disposed to regard as unimportant.
It was obvious that the control of the situation was passing from the hands of the cabinet at home into those of Lord Stratford at Constantinople.
He represented in the cabinet the views which Lord Stratford was enforcing at Constantinople, and step by step Lord Stratford, thus supported, drove the country nearer anti nearer to war.
His Theory of Preaching (1881) and English Eliakim Phelps afterwards lived in Stratford, Herkimer county, New York, where his house was "possessed" and was long a place of curious interest to students of "spiritualism."
ARTHUR LEE (1740-1792), American diplomatist, brother of Richard Henry Lee, was born at Stratford, Westmoreland county, Virginia, on the 10th of December 1740.
In the second volume of his essays he gives some recollections of his experiences in the East, including an account of Mehemet Ali, and a (not very friendly) sketch of Lord Stratford de Redcliffe.
boroughise its neighboring boro Newham, which includes Stratford, posted a hike of 3.1 per cent.
He is justly celebrated at Stratford as a comic actor; she is generally identified with more mature roles than that of Juliet.
Better still tho are the contributions from two of our great unsung character actors, Ian Holm and Stratford Johns.
civics class of year 9 at Stratford School.
commendation certificates at a ceremony at Stratford Police Station on Thursday 3 February.
One shot showed Stratford Johns walking along a corridor with a very visible camera dolly following him all the way.
half-timbered hotel is just a few minutes ' easy walk from the Royal Shakespeare Theater and Stratford's attractive town center.
halftime whistle came with Stratford in total control.
This beautiful cottage nestling in the hamlet of Armscote is ideal for touring either Shakespeare's Stratford or the Cotswolds.
Jacaranda was also successful last time out when easily outpointing Meltonian on fast ground at Stratford.
Didn't take to long to get to Stratford having caught the train, there were plenty of busses taking ravers to the site.
They also impressed at the 2006 UK Unsigned showcases and were selected to play at the Bulldog Bash Festival at Stratford in August.
The East London Boro lies at the heart of the London 2012 Olympic Bid, with the main Olympic stadium proposed for Stratford.
tranquil oasis in the heart of Stratford.
This class bears affinity to some of the phenomena of hypnotism and of certain nervous 1 It is possible that the family of Dr Phelps were unaware of the "Rochester knockings" when the disturbances began in his house at Stratford, Connecticut, in 1850 (see Capron's Modern Spiritualism, its Facts, &c.); but these disturbances, as recorded, have no closer resemblance to the ordinary occurrences at a spiritualistic sÃ©ance than those which took place at Tedworth in 1661 (see Glanvill's Sadducismus Triumphatus) and at Slawensik in 1806 (see Kerner's Seherin von Prevorst), and others too numerous to mention.
The lordship was given to the abbey of Stratford, and, passing to the crown at the dissolution, formed part of the dowry of Catherine of Portugal, and was therefore called the Queen's Manor.
(See, inter alia, Garrick's Vagary, or England Run Mad; with particulars of the Stratford Jubilee, 1769.) Of his best supporters on the stage, Mrs Cibber, with whom he had been reconciled, died in 1766, and Mrs (Kitty) Clive retired in 1769; but Garrick contrived to maintain the success of his theatre.
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RICHARD HENRY LEE (1732-1794), American statesman and orator, was born at Stratford, in Westmoreland county, Virginia, on the 10th of January 1732, and was cne of six distinguished sons of Thomas Lee (d.
Whatever merits Lord Stratford possessedand he stands out in current diplomacy as the one strong man whom England had abroadthere was no doubt that he bad this disqualification: the emperor Nicholas had refused some years before to receive him as ambassador at St Petersburg, and Lord Stratford had resented, and never forgiven, the discourtesy of this refusal.
Did n't take to long to get to Stratford having caught the train, there were plenty of busses taking ravers to the site.
The large green lawn enclosed by a wall of yew hedges, provides a tranquil oasis in the heart of Stratford.
Kelly Marie Ripa was born October 2, 1970 in Stratford, New Jersey.
Stratford-on-Guy - Stratford on Guy has a, shall we say, minimal approach to website design.
Born March 14, 1994, in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, Justin Drew Bieber started performing publicly at age 12.
King was born in Portland, Maine in 1947, but much of his early childhood was spent between Fort Wayne, Indiana and Stratford, Connecticut.
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